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The Plymouth Lady Pilgrims donned pink uniforms on Breast Cancer Awareness Night before a game with Warsaw at Plymouth last week. The team held a fundraiser at the match, raising $1,238 for Ounce of Prevention. The fundrasier was the brainchild of seniors Lindsay Renz and Meagan Barron.
Pictured, from left, are front: Mikayla German, Kelly Hoeffler, Haley Smart, Meagan Barron, Shannon Elliott, Lindsay Renz; back: Carly Baker, Marissa German, Andria Shook, Amber Redinger, Cierra Carroll and Kori Potoczky.
A parent of a Culver High School student filed a police report Sept. 13 after her son was allegedly injured by another student at the school.
In a telephone interview, Anita Lewis said that her 16-year-old son received a head injury after another student repeatedly banged his head into a brick wall.
Lewis said she took her son to a local hospital when he returned home on the bus at approximately 3:45 p.m. She contends that the injury took place at about 1:30-1:45 p.m.
Two local groups are teaming up for two traditional events on Oct. 3
The Humane Societyâ€™s annual Bark in the Park and Walk Across Indiana sponsored by the Purdue Extension Office will get man â€“ or woman â€“ and their best friend in shape together as they walk through Centennial Park on that Saturday. The walk will begin at 1 p.m. at Centennial Park starting next to the tennis courts.Â
PLYMOUTH â€” Sunday, Sept. 26, from 4 to 6 p.m., Beta Delta Chapter of Tri Kappa Sorority will present its third annual Plymouth History Walk.
Featured characters and those who will play them are: Cyrus Taberâ€”Christina Green: Julius Vinallâ€”his great-great-grandson, Jim Vinall: Alfred Morrisonâ€”Larry Marhanka: Ernest Haagâ€”John Patrick: Julia Workâ€”Mandy Metsker and Mayer Lauer â€” Mike Bergman.
PLYMOUTH â€” An area southwest of Tippecanoe will be a little drier if the Marshall County Drainage Board has its way.
The Board held a public hearing on the combining of two watersheds in the area and putting them on a maintenance assessment to repair damage. The Board will combine the watershed for the Mechling Drain - a small watershed - with that of the Brockey Ditch that runs next to it.
PLYMOUTH - Goodwill Industries wants to lend a helping hand to those in Marshall County looking for work.
Ed Charleston of Goodwill came before the Marshall County Commissioners seeking their approval for the companyâ€™s â€śImpactâ€ť Community Work Experience Program. Impact stands for Indiana Manpower Placement and Comprehensive Training and is a program of the Indiana Family and Social Services Administration.
Plymouth High School senior Meagan Barron was honored Friday night as Plymouthâ€™s 2010 Homecoming Queen. Also pictured is Sean Smith, Barronâ€™s escort. Crowning Barron was last yearâ€™s queen, Carly Plumlee.
PLYMOUTH â€” The distribution of 580 MacBook computers at Lincoln Junior High in Plymouth last week was undoubtedly a joyous occasion for Principal Dan Funston. Funston had spent countless hours writing a grant application that netted a payoff of $50,000 to be used towards the lease of the computers that were put directly into the hands of every student in the school.
The grant was entitled â€śClassroom Innovations in Math;â€ť however, the laptops are also being used for social studies.
PLYMOUTH â€” For band members around Northern Indiana its Plymouth High Schoolâ€™s Pride of Plymouth Marching Band Harvest Festival time and some parents and boosters are hoping to give the program a financial boost.
Jeff and Lenore Jones of Anco Office Products in Plymouth are teaming up with the band to publish a program for the event and they are looking for businesses and individuals who support the program to show their backing by purchasing an ad for their business, or for their favorite band member.
PLYMOUTH â€” The Ply-mouth School Board adopted the 2011 budget, the capital projects plan and the bus replacement plan during its meeting this week.
The board held a workshop Aug. 19 on the matter and then advertised the budget and plans both Aug. 20 and Aug. 27. A public hearing was held at the last school board meeting Sept. 2.
The budget was set at $33,370,294. Assistant Sup-erintendent Rodger Smith said, â€śThis goes to the Department of Govern-ment Financing and we anticipate cuts.â€ť
The capital projects plan was submitted for $4,391,410.